Saturday, December 9, 2017

Gift Guide: The Executive

Whether she's already in charge, or well on her way, this woman has hustle. Not just a #girlboss, but the boss, leading the charge in the boardroom and beyond. Celebrate her this season with gifts that have serious style but don't fall short on function. 

For a bedroom upgrade: custom pillowcases from Hill House Home.

For putting it on: a silicon sponge that promises not to waste a drop of that pricey foundation; MakeupDrop

For touch ups on the go: a cute rubber coated pocket mirror from Individual Medley

For taking it off: a mascara specific towel. Makeup Towel from Ace Hotel Shop.

For a new take on an old thing: a decidedly glam shower cap to hold her over between blow outs. ShhhowerCap.

For not sad desk lunches: a sleek packing solution. Bentgo Bento Box from Target.

For saying how she feels: Boy Bye Calling Cards from Terrapin Stationers... or for saying how she really feels...
For dressing up a top knot: Brushed Gold Bun Cuff from Chloe + Isabel.
For smelling ridiculously divine. Really. Sueded Oud Travel Perfume by Clean from Sephora.

For ensuring she's never far from her next charge - a handsome hang-on cable for her keys. Keychain Charger from from Mark & Graham

Because every boss needs one. A pristine button-down, this one designed to fight the bust gape with specially placed buttons. The Icon Shirt by Rochelle Behrens.

For pairing with that classic shirt, or anything else in her closet: a beautifully draped blazer (I adore mine). Chevalier Blazer by Wilfred on Aritzia.
For keeping that bling blinding: an all natural cleaning solution with a built in brush. Bling Brush from Baublerella.
For her drink of choice - a glamorous opener. Belmont Gold Plated Corkscrew from Pigment.

Also for that drink of choice, and according to the New York Times, a sommelier's pick as the best all-purpose glass out there, Estate Wine Glasses from Libbey or for even less, Target

For tracking steps & sleep, providing alerts for texts and calls and all of the other fitness tracker features - all on ONE CHARGE for six months. Ray Premium Fitness & Sleep Tracker from Misfit.

For giving that tracker something to track, and giving her SoulCycle bike a personalized spin. A padded washable bike seat cover from CitySeat

For chasing the chill under her desk or in her bedroom this winter. Uberheat Ceramic Space Heater from Honeywell on Amazon.

For keeping those digits pristine. Nail Care Kit from Odeme on Izola.

See above - a beautiful 'born this way' sheer from Christian Dior available at Nordstrom
And for keeping them warm, while not missing an email. Leather touch screen gloves from Echo

For not letting that red-eye get her down while simultaneously not schlepping a neck pillow that takes up half her carry-on: an ingenious folding solution from TRTL

For serious shut-eye: the best (my favorite!) sleep mask out there by Nidra available on Amazon
For breezing through TSA and looking good while she's at it: a sturdy see-through essentials pouch from Truffle - also for sports fans/concert goers, don't miss their stadium security compliant purses
For healthy habits in the new year: a glamorous carbonator that puts soda stream to shame. Premium Sparkling Water maker by AARKE available on Amazon

For jazzing up post-commute weeknight meals: a series of delicious all natural sauces from Havens Kitchen
For dressing up her tech: a marble Macbook Wrap from Uniqfind.

For keeping cords under control: a silicon power cord coil (also on my list). Quirky Powercurl Cord Organizer available on Amazon.

For making a smartphone into a conference line: Pioneer Portable Conference Speaker available on Amazon

For making mistakes smell amazing: a more adult take on the fruit scented erasers from her childhood. Astier de Villatte Perfumed Erasers from

For sleek & sophisticated note taking: the Lamy Safari Fountain Pen available at the Goulet Pen Co
Or for something that requires less perfect penmanship: the Kaweco Sport Ballpoint Pen avaialable on Jet Pens

For GSD (getting shit done): the ultimate analog desktop organizing tools by Meg Biram

And for GSD on the run: a specially crafted planner designed to make her more successful with layouts that set yearly, monthly and weekly goals.  Signature Planner from Ink and Volt.

For keeping in her desk drawer: Dark Chocolate Bourbon Bears from Sugarfina
For coffee breaks, and because she is: Boss Mug from Design Life Kids

Or a higher tech take on that coffee break: a ceramic temperature controlled mug that syncs with an app to keep her beverage at the perfect temperature from first sip to last drop from Ember

For taking a break from all that hustle: a soft jersey lounge romper with the sweetest tie up ankles. Tied Up Jumpsuit from Lunya.

Finally a classic for a reason, the best bag in the business (or for business? at least I'm told). The Classic Tote by Dagne Dover - replete with all of the organizational functions a girl could want. Looking for something a little less 'basic' in appearance? Try the Simone Satchel